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The Resource Jesse Owens, a Firelight Films production for American Experience in association with WDR ; American Experience is a production of WGBH Boston ; written and produced by Stanley Nelson ; produced and directed by Laurens Grant, (DVD)

Jesse Owens, a Firelight Films production for American Experience in association with WDR ; American Experience is a production of WGBH Boston ; written and produced by Stanley Nelson ; produced and directed by Laurens Grant, (DVD)

Label
Jesse Owens
Title
Jesse Owens
Statement of responsibility
a Firelight Films production for American Experience in association with WDR ; American Experience is a production of WGBH Boston ; written and produced by Stanley Nelson ; produced and directed by Laurens Grant
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Details Jesse Owens's early career; describes Adolf Hitler's outsized ambitions for the 1936 Olympics; explores the movement in Western democracies to boycott the event; and explains the pressures on Owens to attend. The film also explores why, despite his success in Germany, Owens struggled to find a place for himself in a United States that was still wrestling with its own deeply entrenched racism
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American experience (Television program)
Dewey number
  • 796.42092
  • B
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
GV697.O9
LC item number
J47 2012
PerformerNote
Narrator, Andre Braugher
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
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  • Grant, Laurens
  • Nelson, Stanley
  • Braugher, Andre
  • Firelight Films (Firm)
  • Westdeutscher Rundfunk
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
60
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  • Owens, Jesse
  • Track and field athletes
  • African American athletes
  • Racism
Technique
live action
Label
Jesse Owens, a Firelight Films production for American Experience in association with WDR ; American Experience is a production of WGBH Boston ; written and produced by Stanley Nelson ; produced and directed by Laurens Grant, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on television in 2012
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn772960455
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9781608836413
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887016445
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
JESO601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781608836413
  • (OCoLC)772960455
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Jesse Owens, a Firelight Films production for American Experience in association with WDR ; American Experience is a production of WGBH Boston ; written and produced by Stanley Nelson ; produced and directed by Laurens Grant, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on television in 2012
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn772960455
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9781608836413
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887016445
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
JESO601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781608836413
  • (OCoLC)772960455
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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